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BNP Paribas REIM adds €3.3bn in 2017 to reach €27.4bn in managed assets

Paris-based BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management added €3.3bn in assets in 2017 to reach €27.4bn in AUM, split between €1.7bn in cash inflows to its (...)

China's CITIC unit CLSA enters European RE with London's Avignon Capital

CLSA, the Hong Kong-based international platform of China's largest investment bank CITIC Securities, is entering European property in a partnership with London investment management boutique Avignon (...)

Marian Herman takes over as CEO at Slovakia-based HB Reavis

Slovakia-based, European developer and investor HB Reavis has appointed Marian Herman as new chief executive in a planned succession to Pavel Trenka who completes an agreed term of (...)

Finnish property returns rise to 6.6%; hotels top asset types - KTI

Finnish property investments delivered a total return of 6.6% in 2017, up from 6.2% in 2016, though income return continued to fall, says the KTI research (...)

Spanish REIT Merlin boosts net by 89% to €1.1bn, proposes added 2017 dividend

Spain's largest REIT/SOCIMI Merlin Properties reported a 89% surge in 2017 net profit to €1.1bn, with FFO up 31% at €289m, though per share FFO rose (...)

Norway's Pension Fund ends 2017 with 3.4% of €881bn AUM property exposure

Norway's Government Pension Fund Global held 2.6% of its €881bn assets in unlisted real estate at end-2017 which produced a return of 7.5% - (...)